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Michael Davis, MD, Col (ret)

Chief Strategy Officer

Colonel (ret) Davis received his medical doctorate (MD) from the Uniformed Services University with post-graduate education/ board certification in General Surgery as well as Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (UT Health, San Antonio | University of Alabama at Birmingham); BA, Physiology and Cell Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara. Colonel (ret) Michael Davis, is recently retired after 26 years of military service, and has accumulated an extensive, rare knowledge base involving the clinical, scientific, operational and governmental programmatic domains. He has garnered numerous military and medical publications and awards, and serves as a reviewer for professional journals. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (London). Colonel (ret) Davis is the Chief Strategy Officer and a board member at the Metis Foundation. He brings his extensive research experience as well as creating a strategic vision and plan to support the mission of advancing military medical research.

In the past decade, Colonel (ret) Davis has served in escalating Department of Defense programmatic roles as Deputy Commander, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, and culminating over the past three years, as Director, US Combat Casualty Care Research Program-the Department’s largest medical R&D program. While deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from 2009-2010, Michael served as Chief of Reconstructive Surgery. Additionally, he founded and directed the RESTOR (Restorative Endeavor for Servicemembers Through Optimization of Reconstruction) Research Program in San Antonio for advanced reconstructive surgery and regenerative medicine research for injured warfighters. Michael began his career with a residency in General Surgery/Trauma at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX. During his General Surgery residency, Michael completed a research fellowship in vascular surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX. Michael followed on with an additional residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. With more than 30 years in the clinical and biomedical science field, Colonel (ret) Davis provides services and expertise in Trauma, Regenerative/ Restorative Medicine, Federal Government Relations, Defense, Health, Cyber and National Security. He has garnered expertise in contemporary and emerging Department of Defense operational concepts and maintains a deep understanding of working within the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, and Army/ Navy/ Air Force/ Marine Corps Service specific programmatic as well as with COCOMS and International Allies.